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Akers, circa 1988

Missing Since 12/11/1988

Missing From Union, Missouri

Classification Endangered Missing

Sex Male

Race White

Date of Birth Used 07/01/1953 (67)

Age 35 years old

Height and Weight 5'7, 160 pounds

Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian male. Brown hair, blue eyes. Akers may go by his middle name, Wayne.

Details of Disappearance
Akers was last seen in Union, Missouri on December 11, 1988. He left home at 11:30 p.m. to borrow a chainsaw from a neighbor so he could cut wood for his family's wood stove. At midnight, he bought a six-pack of beer at Mom's Hilltop Tavern in Grubville, Missouri. He never returned home and has never been heard from again.

At 8:00 a.m. on December 12, Akers's wife of eleven years found his black Jeep abandoned just off Route FF at the entrance to the subdivision where they lived with their four children. Four cans of beer were inside the vehicle, and the keys were hidden above the sun visor. A search of the area turned up no signs of violence and no indication of Akers's whereabouts.

Akers worked the night shift on the assembly line at the Ford Motor Co. in Hazelwood at the time of his disappearance. His purchased Christmas presents for his children the day he went missing and his wife does not believe he would have have abandoned the family. His brother and sister-in-law think he's no longer alive. His case remains unsolved.
Investigating Agency / Department

Franklin County Sheriff's Department 636-583-2560

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